A Little Too Ambitious

My marathon began in February and was going unbelievably well all the way through March. Once April approached I was planning on making a few changes. Not to the training plan itself but I was hoping to add some more activities to my schedule in addition to the training. First of all, I joined an open-water swim […]

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Book : My Life On The Run

by Bart Yasso Bart Yasso is the Chief Running Officer of Runner’s World magazine and has competed in over 1000 running, cycling and triathlon races. He has also crossed the country solo on a bike, twice. In addition to that, he is also active as a race organizer. Even more impressive is that he has […]

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Humans Are Herbivores

Our society has some completely twisted views but the most obtuse and dangerous one of them all is the distorted belief that we are omnivores. Even worse, there are actually people walking our streets who are so deranged that they believe we are carnivores. Forget the fact that, according to biologists and anthropologists who study […]

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I Just Watched Speciesism: The Movie

I just rented a movie titled Speciesism on the Vimeo video website. Wow! I have seen some amazing documentaries lately but Speciesism: The Movie has the potential to permanently alter your view of the world. The movie is about a young man named Mark Devries who started out making a documentary on the topic of animal agriculture. […]

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Book: Wheelmen

by Reed Albergotti & Vanessa O’Connell The name ‘Wheelmen’ refers to the name of a well known cycling group that was founded in the late 1800’s but the term has since become synonymous with the word ‘cyclists’. This book, titled Wheelmen, was written by two Wall Street Journal reporters who not only covered the story of […]

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A New Strategy For Getting Faster

For the past couple of years, I have been trying everything to get faster and so far, nothing has worked. My first reaction was that I am aging and it’s possible that I have reached my peak. However, this explanation doesn’t fly for one simple reason. I run with a group on a regular basis in addition to […]

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My New Thing… Yoga

My wife has family in northern Wisconsin and sometimes, when my daughters have a day or two off from school and there is nothing going on with their swimming, they drive up to visit. This happens several times each year and since I have to work, I typically stay home. During these extended periods of “batching […]

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